google search console

Getting Started With Google Search Console

Do you already use Google Search Console for your website? If not, we definitely recommend creating an account so you can start collecting data about your website.

Setting up an account for search console

Step 1: Go to search console: https://search.google.com/

Step 2: click on start now.

Step 3: If you have an existing account then add that or else create new account in below we have created a new account.

Step 4: After completing the above information click on next.

Step 5: after clicking on next you will get the below form.

Step 6: You can submit you site by either going with domain in that you need to give eg: example.com whereas in URL(Uniform Resource Locater) you should provide the whole URL for eg:

Step 7: after continue you get a file of html that to be uploaded in website.

It can be done either by uploading file in DNS server or by uploading HTML file.

First, you need to install and activate the Insert Headers and Footers plugin. For more details, see our step by step guide on how to install a WordPress plugin.

Upon activation, go to Settings » Insert Headers and Footers page and paste the Google HTML tag code you copied earlier inside the ‘Scripts in Header’ box.

Add HTML verification tag to site header

You can now go back to Google Search Console settings and click on the ‘Verify’ button.

Google Search Console will now look for the HTML tag in your website code and will show you a success message.

Your website successfully added to Search Console

Step 8: Then click on verify console will verify your ownership and once ownership is verified you can access search console.


Google Search Console has been created to easily track the performance of your website. You can get valuable insights out of your Google Search Console account which means that you can see what part of your website needs work. This can be a technical part of your website, such as an increasing number of crawl errors that need to be fixed. This can also be giving a specific keyword more attention because the rankings or impressions are decreasing.

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